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    • 10 Years After Financial Crisis, Senate Prepares to Roll Back Banking Rules

    • By: Erica Werner, Damian Paletta
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The Senate is preparing to scale back the sweeping banking regulations passed after the 2008 financial crisis, with more than a dozen Democrats ready to give Republicans the votes they need to weaken one of President Barack Obama’s largest legislative achievements.

    "10 Years After Financial Crisis, Senate Prepares to Roll Back Banking Rules" is from the March 04, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Erica Werner, Damian Paletta and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump’s Richest Friends are Asking for Changes to the GOP Tax Plan, and He’s Listening

    • By: Damian Paletta, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Some of President Trump’s wealthiest New York friends have launched a last-minute campaign to pressure him for changes to the GOP tax bill, telling the president personally that the current plan would drive up their taxes and hurt his home state.

    "Trump’s Richest Friends are Asking for Changes to the GOP Tax Plan, and He’s Listening" is from the December 07, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Damian Paletta and Josh Dawsey and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • At G-20 Summit, It Looks More and More Like Trump Against the World

    • By: Damian Paletta, Ana Swanson
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 11 mins
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    President Trump and key global leaders are on a collision course ahead of the Group of 20 summit in Germany this week, with Trump's unapologetic “America First” mantra on trade and climate change running into emboldened, and increasingly united, opposition overseas.

    "At G-20 Summit, It Looks More and More Like Trump Against the World" is from the July 05, 2017 World section of The Washington Post. It was written by Damian Paletta and Ana Swanson and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • House Democrats Vote to Reopen Government and Deny Trump Wall Money, Defying Veto Threat

    • By: Seung Min Kim, Erica Werner, Damian Paletta
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The newly Democratic-controlled House passed a package of bills late Thursday that would reopen the federal government without paying for President Trump’s border wall, drawing a swift veto threat from the White House and leaving the partial shutdown no closer to getting resolved.

    "House Democrats Vote to Reopen Government and Deny Trump Wall Money, Defying Veto Threat" is from the January 03, 2019 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Erica Werner ,Damian Paletta and Seung Min Kim and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Trump Slams Fed Chair, Questions Climate Change and Threatens to Cancel Putin Meeting in Wide-Ranging Interview with the Post

    • By: Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey, Damian Paletta
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    President Trump placed responsibility for recent stock market declines and this week’s announcement of General Motors plant closures and layoffs on the Federal Reserve during an interview Tuesday, shirking any personal blame for cracks in the economy and declaring that he is “not even a little bit happy” with his hand-selected central bank chairman.

    "Trump Slams Fed Chair, Questions Climate Change and Threatens to Cancel Putin Meeting in Wide-Ranging Interview with the Post" is from the November 27, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey and Damian Paletta and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • President Trump Hails New Trade Deal with Mexico and Canada as ‘Historic News for Our Nation and Indeed for the World’

    • By: Damian Paletta, Erica Werner
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Trump on Monday hailed the major revisions he was able to extract from Canada and Mexico to the 25-year-old North American trade agreement, as business executives, labor leaders, and lawmakers began poring over details.

    "President Trump Hails New Trade Deal with Mexico and Canada as ‘Historic News for Our Nation and Indeed for the World’" is from the October 01, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Damian Paletta andErica Werner and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • White House Readies Plan for $12 Billion in Emergency Aid to Farmers Caught in Trump’s Escalating Trade War

    • By: Damian Paletta, Caitlin Dewey
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    The U.S. Agriculture Department on Tuesday plans to announce a $12 billion package of emergency aid for farmers caught in the midst of President Trump’s escalating trade war, two people briefed on the plan said, the latest sign that growing tensions between the United States and other countries will not end soon.

    "White House Readies Plan for $12 Billion in Emergency Aid to Farmers Caught in Trump’s Escalating Trade War" is from the July 24, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Damian Paletta and Caitlin Dewey and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Personally Pushed Postmaster General to Double Rates on Amazon, Other Firms

    • By: Damian Paletta, Josh Dawsey
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 13 mins
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    President Trump has personally pushed U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the rate the Postal Service charges Amazon.com and other firms to ship packages, according to three people familiar with their conversations, a dramatic move that probably would cost these companies billions of dollars.

    "Trump Personally Pushed Postmaster General to Double Rates on Amazon, Other Firms" is from the January 00, 1900 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Damian Paletta, Josh Dawsey and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Trump Drops Insistence on Two-State Solution in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    • By: Damian Paletta, Carol E. Lee
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Trump Drops Insistence on Two-State Solution in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" is from the February 15, 2017 World section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Damian Paletta and Carol E. Lee and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

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    • Senate GOP Plan Would Delay Corporate Tax Cut, Protect Mortgage Interest Deduction

    • By: Damian Paletta, Mike DeBonis
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Senate Republicans are forging their own path on the effort to overhaul the U.S. tax code, preparing a plan that would delay President Trump’s top business priority and blow up House Republicans’ carefully crafted compromise on state and local tax deductions.

    "Senate GOP Plan Would Delay Corporate Tax Cut, Protect Mortgage Interest Deduction" is from the November 09, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Damian Paletta and Mike DeBonis and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Long-Anticipated Encryption Bill Is Now Online — Or Is It?

    • By: Damian Paletta
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Long-Anticipated Encryption Bill Is Now Online — Or Is It?" is from the April 08, 2016 Tech section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Damian Paletta and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

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    • Nick Ayers, Trump’s Once-Likely Replacement for Chief of Staff John Kelly, Won’t Take the Job

    • By: Felicia Sonmez, Josh Dawsey, Damian Paletta
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 5 mins
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    President Trump’s top pick to be his next chief of staff, Nick Ayers, will not take the job and instead leave the White House at the end of the year, reopening negotiations over who will succeed the departing John F. Kelly.

    "Nick Ayers, Trump’s Once-Likely Replacement for Chief of Staff John Kelly, Won’t Take the Job" is from the December 09, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Felicia Sonmez, Josh Dawsey and Damian Paletta and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Internal White House Documents Allege Manufacturing Decline Increases Abortions, Infertility, and Spousal Abuse

    • By: Damian Paletta
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    White House officials working on trade policy were alarmed last month when a top adviser to President Trump circulated a two-page document that alleged a weakened manufacturing sector leads to an increase in abortion, spousal abuse, divorce and infertility, two people familiar with the matter said.

    "Internal White House Documents Allege Manufacturing Decline Increases Abortions, Infertility, and Spousal Abuse" is from the October 17, 2017 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Damian Paletta and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Complains About Lack of Funding for Border Wall in ‘Ridiculous’ Spending Bill

    • By: John Wagner, Damian Paletta
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 3 mins
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    President Trump lashed out at congressional Republicans on Thursday, questioning their strategy of pushing off a messy fight over border wall funding until after the midterm elections in November.

    "Trump Complains About Lack of Funding for Border Wall in ‘Ridiculous’ Spending Bill" is from the September 20, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Damian Paletta and John Wagner and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Threatens Harley-Davidson with Taxes ‘Like Never Before’ and Predicts Its Eventual Collapse

    • By: Damian Paletta
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 4 mins
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    President Trump on Tuesday threatened the iconic motorcycle company Harley-Davidson with severe taxes and predicted a public revolt that he said would eventually put the 115-year-old firm out of business, blasting the Wisconsin company for a plan to move some operations outside the United States as a way to avoid getting caught in the middle of an escalating trade war.

    "Trump Threatens Harley-Davidson with Taxes ‘Like Never Before’ and Predicts Its Eventual Collapse" is from the June 26, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Damian Paletta and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • As Shutdown Drags On, Trump Officials Make New Offer, Seek Novel Ways to Cope with Its Impacts

    • By: Robert Costa, Juliet Eilperin, Damian Paletta, and others
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Trump administration officials began taking extraordinary steps to contain the fallout from the partial federal government shutdown Sunday, as the budget impasse between the president and congressional Democrats showed no signs of nearing a breakthrough.

    "As Shutdown Drags On, Trump Officials Make New Offer, Seek Novel Ways to Cope with Its Impacts" is from the January 06, 2019 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Robert Costa ,Juliet Eilperin ,Damian Paletta andNick Miroff and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • GOP Campaigns Ditch Tax Law and Focus on Immigration, Crime Ahead of Midterm Elections

    • By: Damian Paletta, Erica Werner
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Republican campaigns have largely abandoned touting the GOP tax law ahead of the November midterms, with many pivoting instead to divisive issues such as crime and immigration in an effort to motivate conservative voters.

    "GOP Campaigns Ditch Tax Law and Focus on Immigration, Crime Ahead of Midterm Elections" is from the September 26, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Erica Werner and Damian Paletta and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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    • Trump Calls for Russia to Be Reinstated to G-7, Threatens Allies on Trade

    • By: Damian Paletta, Anne Gearan, John Wagner
    • Narrated by: Jenny Hoops
    • Length: 11 mins
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    QUEBEC CITY — President Trump on Friday said Russia should be readmitted to the Group of Seven leading economies, breaking with other world leaders who have insisted that Moscow remain ostracized after its 2014 annexation of Crimea.

    "Trump Calls for Russia to Be Reinstated to G-7, Threatens Allies on Trade" is from the June 08, 2018 Business section of The Washington Post. It was written by Damian Paletta, Anne Gearan and John Wagner and narrated by Jenny Hoops.

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    • Ex-NSA Contractor Stole at Least 500 Million Pages of Records and Secrets, U.S. Says

    • By: Damian Paletta
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
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    "Ex-NSA Contractor Stole at Least 500 Million Pages of Records and Secrets, U.S. Says" is from the October 20, 2016 U.S. section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Damian Paletta and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

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    • Uncertainty Surrounds White House Agreements on Trade with China, North America

    • By: Damian Paletta, Erica Werner
    • Narrated by: Sam Scholl
    • Length: 8 mins
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    President Trump’s aggressive trade strategy accelerated on two fronts Monday, with the White House pressing China to quickly follow through on commitments made over the weekend while simultaneously clashing with lawmakers over a fragile North America pact.

    "Uncertainty Surrounds White House Agreements on Trade with China, North America" is from the December 03, 2018 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Damian Paletta and Erica Werner and narrated by Sam Scholl.

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